U.S. Intellectual Property Law (Copyright, Trademarks and
(Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, etc.)
Assembled by Carter McNamara, MBA, PhD
The following, miscellaneous information which may be helpful
as an overview of various aspects of business law in the United
States of America. Businesses requiring legal advice should contact
Very simply put, copyrights are to protect ownership (authorship)
of written words, eg, in books, pamphlets, etc. Patents are to
protect ownership of processes or technologies. Trademarks are
to protect ownership of names, titles, slogans, images, etc.
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